Danny Simmons, ‘Deep Blue Blues’, 2013, BAM Art Auction 2014

Estimate $5,000. Abstract Expressionist painter Danny Simmons, Jr. is an arts and culture connoisseur. Together with his brothers Russell Simmons and Joseph Simmons (“Reverend Run” of Run D.M.C.), Danny runs the Rush Art Gallery in Manhattan, the Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn, and the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. His work is has been exhibited at Chase Manhattan Bank, the United Nations, and the Schomburg Center for Black Culture.